Give Us Déjà-vu! Joshua Basset had jokes as he took to social media to seemingly mock his breakup with him High School Musical: The Musical: The Series costar Olivia Rodrigo.
“The first letter is the love of my life,” Bassett, 21, said in a TikTok video on Tuesday, Oct. 10, before tapping the screen to reveal a pink letter “O.” After a brief – but poignant – break, the “Lifeline” singer tried again.
“The second letter is the love of my life,” he quipped before “Q” appeared over his head. “Okay, Q. I’ll take it,” he quipped, breathing a sigh of relief.
That Grey’s anatomy Alum then captioned the clip “i—”, apparently still speechless after seeing the letter of 19-year-old Rodrigo’s first name appear on the screen.
Fans of Bassett immediately took to the clip’s comments section to respond to the actor’s self-deception. One person wrote, “YOU DON’T,” while another said, “Josh, that should have stayed in your drafts.”
Although Bassett and the Angry The artist has never officially confirmed they were dating, the two sparked romance speculation in 2019 after being cast as the leads in the Disney+ TV adaptation of high school musical. Rumors continued to swirl after the two co-wrote a song for the comedy series.
“I think we understood each other. It was really amazing… how well we really worked creatively together,” Bassett shared LA times in January 2020 of his creative process with Rodrigo.
For her part, the “Brutal” singer shared that LA times working with that better than ever Star felt natural and recalled one of the instances where he improvised while filming her, which caused her to get emotional.
“He said, ‘Remember that time we wrote a song and we didn’t know if anyone was going to like it?’ It made me cry because I just remembered sharing those memories with him,” she gushed at the time. In one of her only public statements directly affecting him, she added: “I love him so much. He’s my best friend… It was like I wasn’t playing.”
However, in August 2020, Rodrigo made her own TikTok about a “failed relationship” before releasing her song “Drivers License.” After her debut album Angrydropped less than a year later, fans speculated that the entire record was over Stuck in the middle Alum.
The couple soon made headlines again as fans speculated that a potential love triangle was brewing between the two Sabrina Tischlerwhich prompts Bassett to address the rumours.
“[Everyone] ask me about Sabrina and Olivia,” he said during a December 2021 interview with GQ. “Why don’t we focus on these women for what they are? Let’s focus on the art they make and how amazing they are rather than their relationship with a boy.”
While the “Lie Lie Lie” singer revealed at the time that Rodrigo “hasn’t spoken to me since ‘Driver’s License’ came out,” the duo reunited at the season three premiere of HSMTMTS even posing for photos together on the red carpet in August.
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